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dantyrant Donating Member (278 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-25-07 08:49 PM
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8. Look, no one can say that Chavez is modest and restrained, but...
to say that all of his reforms are about nothing other than ego wildly misses the mark.
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  -Chavez to Freeze Relations With Colombia sabbat hunter  Nov-25-07 08:33 PM   #0 
  - Chavez is alienating everyone every time he opens his dumb trap.  barb162   Nov-25-07 08:36 PM   #1 
  - Oh bullshit!  Webster Green   Nov-25-07 08:43 PM   #3 
  - I read somewhere that Colombia just built three new military bases  dantyrant   Nov-25-07 08:47 PM   #6 
  - Yes, those bases happen to run along oil pipelines near the border  ohio2007   Nov-26-07 07:59 PM   #45 
  - that's not the point  boricua79   Nov-25-07 08:50 PM   #9 
  - "Something happened with that...." What was it?  Fridays Child   Nov-25-07 08:58 PM   #11 
     - who knows...  boricua79   Nov-26-07 05:41 AM   #25 
        - You should spend a little more time keeping up on events in Venezuela, like the  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 06:11 AM   #26 
        - if this is the case  boricua79   Nov-26-07 06:55 AM   #29 
        - Here's a slightly better version of the story from Union Radio on the discovery of Colombian paras  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 07:13 AM   #32 
           - A simple illustration of Uribe's special relationship with Bush, and Bush's relationship  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 07:38 AM   #34 
              - Also, Uribe Didnt Want Prisoner Exchange Talks to Succeed  AlphaCentauri   Nov-26-07 11:20 AM   #38 
                 - Oh, YEAH! This is a tremendous article. Of course, he didn't want this to succeed, as it would mean  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 12:07 AM   #48 
        - Alas, I fear it's too late now for Ugo and the Venezuelan people to  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Nov-26-07 11:53 AM   #40 
  - Bullshit on Chavez's ego; he's a POS blowhard.  barb162   Nov-25-07 08:55 PM   #10 
  - Why don't you read more about chavez..he is doing good for  movonne   Nov-25-07 10:25 PM   #19 
  - These guys tend to see it all as one giant overly simplified cartoon!  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 06:34 AM   #28 
     - Excellent post. (eom)  oasis   Nov-28-07 12:16 PM   #65 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-26-07 12:31 PM   #41 
  - Thank you Webster Green!  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 11:54 PM   #21 
  - Nice post Webster. Plus Columbia is a drug smuggling hub  BornagainDUer   Nov-26-07 12:39 PM   #44 
  - Yes, because Alvaro "Death Squad" Uribe is so much better.  Alexander   Nov-25-07 09:11 PM   #14 
  - so because Uribe  sabbat hunter   Nov-25-07 10:11 PM   #18 
  - Colombia is ruled by a brutal, fascist regime  Progressive Friend   Nov-25-07 11:57 PM   #24 
     - up until yesterday  sabbat hunter   Nov-26-07 07:02 AM   #30 
     - That wouldn't have been an agreement based on a childish friendship base.  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 07:23 AM   #33 
     - dupe n/t  sabbat hunter   Nov-26-07 07:11 AM   #31 
  - again, I usually support Chavez  boricua79   Nov-25-07 08:40 PM   #2 
  - I have been watching him and...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Nov-25-07 08:44 PM   #4 
  - exactly...  boricua79   Nov-25-07 08:49 PM   #7 
  - Look, no one can say that Chavez is modest and restrained, but...  dantyrant   Nov-25-07 08:49 PM   #8 
  - Not his reforms...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Nov-25-07 09:12 PM   #15 
  - He paid off the debt!  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 11:55 PM   #22 
  - While you were watching him, did you also understand what he was saying?  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 07:54 AM   #35 
  - good points! n/t  barb162   Nov-25-07 09:10 PM   #13 
  - Columbia pulled out at the last minute. They're puppets!  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 11:57 PM   #23 
  - Exactly my thoughts  Andrushka   Nov-26-07 06:26 AM   #27 
  - There's more going on here than we can see.  sfexpat2000   Nov-26-07 11:31 AM   #39 
  - "I usually support Chavez". Get the f*ck out of here. Really?  BornagainDUer   Nov-26-07 12:37 PM   #43 
     - What DOES all that mean? This place gets buzzed repeatedly by people making the claim  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 12:10 AM   #49 
        - I was reading about the "art of contradiction" is sowing  BornagainDUer   Nov-27-07 06:24 PM   #60 
           - You're absolutely right. It's important to realize what the objective is. It's obstruction.  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 06:56 PM   #62 
  - Colombia will need lots of coats and blankets this winter because Chavez froze them  bluestateguy   Nov-25-07 08:46 PM   #5 
  - Oh yeah, LOL! n/t  barb162   Nov-25-07 09:05 PM   #12 
  - Absolute power corrupts absolutely  Solar_Power   Nov-25-07 09:13 PM   #16 
  - Ok, so Chavez wants to freeze relations with narco-terrorist state. Now  BornagainDUer   Nov-26-07 12:33 PM   #42 
  - that's a very good idea. i wouldn't trust colombia w/ anything right now.  NuttyFluffers   Nov-25-07 09:27 PM   #17 
  - GOOD! It doesn't matter anyway because we are going to tombstone "Plan Columbia"  Joanne98   Nov-25-07 11:52 PM   #20 
  - Chavez is also freezing relations with Spain...  knowledgeispwr   Nov-26-07 08:47 AM   #36 
  - Does he have a bone to pick with Guyana  ohio2007   Nov-26-07 08:05 PM   #46 
     - Here's more on your story of the invasion of Guyana:  Judi Lynn   Nov-26-07 11:56 PM   #47 
  - I thought Chavez made a mistake in agreeing to intervene in the FARC/Colombia matter.  David__77   Nov-26-07 08:55 AM   #37 
  - He was very shrewd. It kept lines of communication open  sfexpat2000   Nov-27-07 11:24 AM   #52 
     - He was surely right, unfortunately. This looks like a chronic problem, and it probably won't be over  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 12:49 PM   #53 
        - Very creepy. I think I need to write about that this evening.  sfexpat2000   Nov-27-07 01:07 PM   #54 
        - You know, they were expecting rough weather before the reforms referendum,  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 02:13 PM   #57 
        - Let me get this straight. Uribe "apologized" to Chavez for assasination attempts  BornagainDUer   Nov-27-07 06:20 PM   #58 
           - Ditto! Great work!  sfexpat2000   Nov-28-07 11:52 AM   #63 
           - Here's some information from one source I saved, on Uribe's intelligence chief, Jorge Norguera,  Judi Lynn   Nov-28-07 12:12 PM   #64 
           - Here's an account of the apology from Uribe to Chavez:  Judi Lynn   Nov-28-07 12:24 PM   #66 
              - I started a topic on this. This is hot, even if it is a few years old.  BornagainDUer   Nov-28-07 03:19 PM   #68 
                 - It's really very "heavy," isn't it? Can you imagine how this would have played out  Judi Lynn   Nov-28-07 03:24 PM   #69 
  - So it's generally a consensus that America should be talking to Iran, North Korea, etc,  Dave From Canada   Nov-27-07 11:16 AM   #50 
  - He's a child.  cigsandcoffee   Nov-27-07 11:18 AM   #51 
  - Here's a report from a Venezuelan tv station's own website.  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 01:34 PM   #55 
  - Here's a report which sounds far different from the ones we've read here!  Judi Lynn   Nov-27-07 01:46 PM   #56 
  - Everybody please read reply #53. nt  BornagainDUer   Nov-27-07 06:22 PM   #59 
  - I second that one.  Andrushka   Nov-27-07 06:49 PM   #61 
  - Related topic  BornagainDUer   Nov-28-07 03:18 PM   #67 
 

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